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Akua Carmichael, LL.B, J.D, TEP

Director, Tax and Estate Planning
Empire Life
Directrice, Planification Fiscale et Successorales
Empire Vie

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Five reasons every Canadian should make a (legally valid) Will

Helpful Tips, Insurance

As a lawyer who formerly specialized in advising clients about estate planning, I’ve seen firsthand how important it is for Canadians to make a Will. Whether it’s to maximize the estate you leave behind for the next generation, or to make sure your wishes are carried out the way you planned, making a Will is vital. Despite this, over half of Canadians do not have a Will![i] That’s why I take the opportunity in November to mark Ontario’s “Make a Will Month” and to promote this crucial aspect of estate planning to advisors, friends and colleagues.

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